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Announcement Press Conference 2016 Press Invitation

Announcement of The Shaw Laureates 2016 Press Conference

The Shaw Prize is an international award established in 2002 to pay tribute to those who have made distinguished contributions to modern civilization. The three awards for Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences will be presented on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 in Hong Kong.  Starting this year, the monetary award for each prize has been increased from US$1 million to US$1.2 million.


The results will be announced at the press conference on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 in Hong Kong.  Details are as follows:


Date:Tuesday, 31 May 2016
Time:3:00 pm
Venue:Magnolia and Camomile Rooms, Lower Level II,
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel,
64 Mody Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong


Attending Guests: 


Professor Kenneth YoungCouncil Member & Vice Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Pak-Chung ChingCouncil Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Wai-Yee ChanCouncil Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation


You are cordially invited to attend and cover the event. For press enquiries, please contact:

Joanne YikTel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710
Angela WongTel: 2918 0906 / 9821 2578


Invited by The Shaw Prize Foundation
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